We simply received our greatest look but at “Aquaman 2,” aka “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.” On Sept. 10, Warner Bros. launched the movie’s teaser trailer, adopted by the total preview 4 days later, and each make the villainous Black Manta’s (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) final objective fairly clear: “I’m gonna kill Aquaman and destroy everything he holds dear.” Within the new trailer, Abdul-Mateen II’s antagonist continues, “I’m gonna murder his family and burn his kingdom to ash.”

This time round, Jason Momoa’s Aquaman should forge an unlikely alliance along with his imprisoned brother and put their variations apart to guard their household, kingdom, and the remainder of the world from Manta’s irreversible destruction.

As for “Aquaman” and DC followers, there are a variety of issues to look ahead to within the film, together with Ben Affleck’s closing return as Batman. Momoa introduced the information final summer time on Instagram, sharing images of himself with Affleck, plus a video of himself getting “busted” by unsuspecting followers on a Warner Bros. studio tour. “REUNITED bruce and arthur,” he wrote. The 2 characters each appeared in 2016’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and 2017’s “Justice League.” In addition they present up in 2021’s “Zack Snyder’s Justice League,” the recut model of the 2017 movie. Affleck additionally reprised his function as Bruce Wayne in “The Flash” this summer time.

“Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” is directed by James Wan, who directed “Aquaman” and “Furious 7.” Most of Wan’s earlier work was in horror, the place he co-created the Noticed and Insidious franchises and the world of “The Conjuring.” The film’s screenplay is by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, who beforehand labored with Wan on “The Conjuring 2” and “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.”

Again in April 2022, Wan spoke at CinemaCon in regards to the new film. Based on CinemaBlend, he informed the viewers that he and his workforce now had new expertise that made it a lot simpler to movie the underwater sequences — and made it much more snug for the actors. “It’s less painful for the actors,” he defined, “which makes it easier for me as well, because they’re not screaming and yelling at me . . . but the most important thing is it really frees up the filmmaking to really do things I’ve never been able to do before. And that is exciting.” He stated that the primary film compelled the actors to endure “a lot of physical pain” due to the wires and tuning forks they have been strapped into.

Learn on for every little thing else we learn about “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom,” together with the solid and launch date.